AZB & Partners

AZB & Partners is closely associated with the development and practice of competition law in India, and has expertise across the entire spectrum of antitrust enforcement in the country. Our clients include a number of multinational corporations and domestic conglomerates across various industries, including information technology, life sciences, media and telecommunications, energy and infrastructure, aviation and retail. The firm is sought for its strength in complex antitrust litigation and mergers.

By leveraging the firm’s expertise in mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, complex litigation, intellectual property and regulatory matters, the competition team provides seamless advice to ensure the best possible outcome for clients. The team undertakes advocacy efforts and interacts with various stakeholders in the competition law regime, and routinely engages with the CCI, industry associations and the International Bar Association. The team has also participated in the consultation process leading up to the framing of merger control regulations under the Competition Act and has been part of the depositions before the Parliamentary Standing Committee on the amendments to the Competition Act.

The firm’s expertise and knowledge in competition law has helped it secure top rankings and awards. Among them, AZB & Partners has been recognised as a Band 1 firm for competition and antitrust by Chambers Asia-Pacific 2017 and 2018, ‘Competition Law Firm of the Year 2016’ by Corporate Intl, the ‘Competition & Antitrust Law Firm of the Year – India’ by Global Leading Lawyers 2017 and ‘Firm of the Year – Competition & Antitrust’ by India Business Law Journal’s Indian Law Firms Awards, 2013, 2014 and 2015. 

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